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Anansi the Spider : Cbb - Gerald McDermott

Anansi the Spider

Cbb

Paperback Published: 15th March 1987
ISBN: 9780805003116
Number Of Pages: 48
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old

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Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.
In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible fates by his sons. But which of his sons should Anansi reward? Calling upon Nyame, the God of All Things, Anansi solves his predicament in a touching and highly resourceful fashion.
In adapting this popular folktale, Gerald McDermott merges the old with the new, combining bold, rich color with traditional African design motifs and authentic Ashanti language rhythms.

"The brief poetic text, complemented by geometric, African folk-style illustrations in pure, bold colors, provides a good introduction to this clever hero." --School Library Journal, starred review The brief poetic text, complemented by geometric, African folk-style illustrations in pure, bold colors, provides a good introduction to this clever hero. School Library Journal, starred review" "The brief poetic text, complemented by geometric, African folk-style illustrations in pure, bold colors, provides a good introduction to this clever hero."--"School Library Journal," starred review

ISBN: 9780805003116
ISBN-10: 0805003118
Series: Cbb
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 15th March 1987
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.54 x 21.84  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1